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Re: [PATCH] Update savannah URLs of gnulib.git files

From: Dmitry V. Levin
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Update savannah URLs of gnulib.git files
Date: Sat, 21 Nov 2020 17:42:16 +0300

Hi Bruno,

On Sat, Nov 21, 2020 at 03:18:15PM +0100, Bruno Haible wrote:
> Hi Dmitry,
> > * MODULES.html.sh: Prefer cgit URLs over gitweb.
> I don't think this is a good idea.
> For a particular file, the result of both wget commands is the same.

I vaguely remember we had different points of view on cgit vs gitweb user
experience before, but in this case of blob_plain requests there is
obviously no difference except that cgit is usually faster.  Given that
these blob_plain requests are often go into scripts, I think we should
prefer cgit over gitweb for this type of URLs.

> But the use in such scripts also encourages users to use similar URLs to
> access to git repository. Here, gitweb is more human-friendly than cgit.

We have plenty of gitweb URLs in users.txt to give users a different


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